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A memorial has been unveiled in honour of Sir Rex Hunt, who was Governor of the Falkland Islands during the 1982 conflict.
The former RAF pilot was born in the North East, and retired here.
Claire Montgomery reports.
Sir Rex Hunt's widow, Lady Mavis, attended the ceremony where the memorial was unveiled by Redcar's MP, Ian Swales.
Memorial is unveiled in Zetland Park in Redcar, near to where Sir Rex was born.
A memorial to the late Sir Rex Hunt will be unveiled in Redcar later today.
Sir Rex, who was born in the town, was the Governor of the Falkland Islands at the time of the Falklands conflict.
There will be a memorial and dedication service to mark the unveiling.